Interface are delighted to be partnering with Creative Ireland to deliver an exciting programme of workshops & walks, starting on Sunday 26th May.

Art in the Landscape invites you to participate in a series of workshops partnering ecologist Marie Louise Heffernan & archaeologist Michael Gibbons with individual artists Helena Doyle, Lelia Ní Chathmhaoil, Órla Mc Govern & Aoife Carry. Take a walk in the incredible Connemara landscape, guided by one of our experts, and follow up with a workshop at Interface, exploring the findings of the morning.

Price per workshop: €25

Places LimitedPlease book by emailing us at interfaceinagh@gmail.com

Archaeology & Bushcraft – 26th May

Sanctuary – Helena Doyle with Michael GibbonsHelena Doyle is a multi-disciplinary artist working across mediums including installation, sculpture, video, textiles, street theatre and land art. Helena believes in crafting as a tool for healing and community building and facilitates workshops where participants create collective installations together. She will work together with the group to explore and reimagine folk/bush crafts as a way to find the common, universal threads that bond us to each other and the land.

Coastal Archaeology -13th July

She Sells Sea Shells – Lelia Ní Chathmhaoil with Michael GibbonsLelia is an enthusiastic and motivated textile artist and weaver with decades of professional and voluntary experience in fabric production, the arts and community sectors. Her current practice explores eco-systems, place, home and challenges the way we see materials. Her session will involve creating sculptural installations from shore waste.

Ecology & Storytelling– 14th September

Tell me a Story – Órla Mc Govern with Marie Louise HeffernanÓrla Mc Govern is a performer, storyteller and writer. As a performer she has worked extensively in scripted and improvised theatre around the world, and in film, tv and radio. She also provides creative workshops in Storytelling and Improvisation. Órla’s session will involve group improvisation based on the stories and place visited by Marie Louise in the morning.

Archaeology & Light– 19th October

Playing with Light – Aoife Carry with Michael GibbonsAoife Carry has worked internationally on large scale circus and spectacle shows since 2014. Since moving to Connemara she works site-specifically with light and spectacle. Her session will use light to explore ideas of space and light inspired by the places explored in the morning.